Movies like The Swimsuit Issue

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The Swimsuit Issue (2008)
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The Swimsuit Issue (2008)
Original name: Allt flyter
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wild bachelor party and an agonizing defeat in floorball awakens Fredrik's passion for male synchronized swimming.
Style: humorous, uplifting, feel good, sentimental, touching, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, self fulfillment, buddies, sport, youth, family relations, life is a bitch, ambition, society, sport team, swimming, parents and children, athlete and trainer, physical appearance, underdog, friends, contests and competitions, unemployment, power relations, synchronized swimming, male objectification
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe

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Most similar movies to The Swimsuit Issue

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, friends, friendship, youth, ambition and society mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like The Swimsuit Issue: Bad Parents (2012), Machan (2008), Shooting for Socrates (2014), A Matter of Size (2009), Queen Sized (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bad Parents (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suburban mom relives her season with the soccer obsessed sports parents whose outrageous "win at all costs" behavior spirals out of control.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: soccer, eccentric family, family relations, obsession, sport, parents and children, rivalry, youth, sport team, athlete and trainer, underdog, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.9
 2K
Machan (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Sri Lanka, Italy, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two friends, Manoj (Gihan De Chickera), a bartender, and Stanley (Dharmapriya Dias), a fruit vendor, wish to immigrate to the West to seek their fortune, but have difficulties getting their visa applications approved. They come across an application ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: handball, starting over, friendship, ambition, cons and scams, hopes, petty criminal, misfit, best friends, society, life is a bitch, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, europe, sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Shooting for Socrates (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: SHOOTING FOR SOCRATES is a David Vs. Goliath set in Belfast against the backdrop of the 1986 World Cup. It tells the story of a momentous time in Northern Ireland's football history through the eyes of players, fans and the media. The film also ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: hopes, rivalry, ambition, family relations, youth, contests and competitions, sport, sport team, parents and children, soccer, underdog, soccer fan ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: mexico, ireland, brazil, northern ireland, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
A Matter of Size (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four overweight friends from the Israeli city of Ramle are fed up of dieting and the dieting club they belong to. When Herzl (155 kilos), the main protagonist, loses his job as a cook and starts working as a dishwasher in a Japanese restaurant in ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: sumo, wrestling, self discovery, physical appearance, buddies, ambition, couples, job seeking, family relations, support group, couple relations, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 4.7
 1K
Queen Sized (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An overweight girl, Maggie Baker, is elected Homecoming queen by the mean girls in the high school.
Style: feel good, uplifting, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, rivalry, society, against the odds, best friends, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, hopes, prom, family relations, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Man from Left Field (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After taking a job managing a little league team, a homeless man inspires the kids to reach for it all and they inspire him to reclaim his life.
Style: touching, emotional, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, sexual relations, fall in love, sport team, power relations, family relations, human spirit, redemption, teenage life, parents and children, against the odds, memory loss ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Calvin Marshall (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A college student is determined to become a Major League Baseball star, but finds his true calling instead.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, college, self discovery, follow your dream, ambition, underdog, romance, youth, hopes, love and romance, athlete's life, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.5
 340
Safe at Home! (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Florida boy (Bryan Russell) tells his Little League buddies that his father knows two New York Yankees (Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris).
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport team, baseball, americana, against the odds, hopes, family, youth, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, uninhibited rivalry, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, florida, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Football Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A comedic romp that celebrates the power of friendship to turn your life around, Dias de Futbol introduces us to Antonio, an ex-convict and amateur shrink who convinces his pals that the best way to overcome their midlife crises and lack of success ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: friendship, marriage, athlete's life, starting over, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, rivalry, introspection, sport team, sport, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Sandlot 2 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A decade has passed in the small town where the original Sandlot gang banded together during the summer of ’62 to play baseball and battle the Beast. Now comes the sequel, a campy romp back to the dugout where nine new kids descend on the diamond ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: sport team, friendship, vengeance, sport, underdog, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, partners, teenage life, athlete and trainer, friends ...
Time: contemporary, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 215
Mo (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Every kid wants to be cool and fit in - life's a blast even when you're different. When Mo's reflection is revealed, he sees a body that doesn't quite resemble any of his peers. Here, he tells the tale of his youth, growing up on ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, teenage life, youth, social misfits, society, parents and children, physical appearance, hopes, optimism, family problems, disability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Chicks With Sticks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story takes the battle of the sexes into the hockey arena, as Paula Taymore - who almost once made the Olympic team - finds herself drawn into a challenge match against an irritating local men's squad. Fresh from a painful divorce, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, female athlete, hockey, ice hockey, ambition, against the odds, sport, feminism, romance, friendship, contests and competitions, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Boy in the Dress (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Based on David Walliams' best-selling children's book, with an all-star cast including Jennifer Saunders, James Buckley, David Walliams and Kate Moss, The Boy in the Dress is a celebration of creativity, difference, football and fashion. ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: contests and competitions, parents and children, friendship, sport team, eccentric family, disorder, youth, family, cross dressing, family relations, coming of age, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Amazing Catfish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young Claudia works in a supermarket where she promotes various types of products. One night, she ends up in the emergency room with severe appendicitis and meets Martha, a patient, laying in the bed next to hers.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, aids, friendship, single parent, supportive parent, adoption, parents and children, family relations, life is a bitch, friends, unfulfillment, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 4K
Beautiful (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Determined to win the Miss American Miss pageant, Mona is ready to sacrifice anything and everything to guarantee herself the crown including her own daughter! She manages to persuade her best bud to raise the kid as her own (Miss AM can't be a ...
Style: humorous, emotional, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, beauty pageant, contests and competitions, underdog, blind ambition, family problems, pregnancy, child illness, parents and children, family relations, single parent, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.6
 473
Kick'n Rush (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around Jakob, Bo and Mikkel - three friends who spend their days lusting over unattainable women and engaging in a variety of illegal activities (i.e. they'll rent a movie and then break into a house to watch it). After ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, family relations, society, lifestyle, buddies, youth, friendship between boys, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.1
 1K
I Not Stupid (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Singapore
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kok Pin, Boon Hock and Terry are classmates in "EM3" stream. In Singapore, that means that at the age of 12, the government has decided that they are not as academically inclined as their peers. Kok Pin is creative and a born artist but ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, biting ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, parents and children, teachers and students, youth, resentment, childhood friend, childhood friends, office politics, foe turned friend, spoiled brat, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Two Shots Fired (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Chile, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One early morning, at the beginning of a very hot summer, Mariano, a sixteen-year-old teenager, returns home, jumps into the pool and does some laps with a stopwatch. Then he gets out and mows the lawn, where he accidentally cuts the mower’s power ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, disturbing, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, youth, dark humor, urban, siblings relations, friends, gun
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 948
Cupid's Balls (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Swedish Lucas moves from Stockholm to a small Norwegian town, and immediately falls in love with Susanne, the goal keeper of the local girls' soccer team. He becomes axquanted with the overweight, sex-fixated son of the coach. With him as a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, sincere, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, sport, teenage love, fall in love, sport team, rivalry, social relations, gain trust, buddies, ambition, youth, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 3K
All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, elderly, golden years, bittersweet, friends, hospital, heart attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 688
Snowmen (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three young friends find adventure and purpose in their attempts to set a Guinness World Record. Set in a wintry mountain town, the unpopular trio pursues fame through a series of schemes and stunts that eventually imperil their own lives. Along the ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, human spirit, terminal illness, elementary school, desire for fame, ambition, youth, family, against the odds, social relations, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 3K
Balls (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, sincere, light ...
Plot: parents and children, looking for love, aging, immigrants, society, couples, family relations, wooing, couple relations, buddies, friends, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged man tries to get by in Milan while trying to retain his dignity.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: fall in love, family relations, parents and children, workplace, love and romance, society, workplace situations, bittersweet, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Man in the Chair (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of an aspiring young filmmaker's encounter with a grumpy fount of movie lore.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, follow your dream, obsessive quest, society, youth, lifestyle, aging, family relations, filmmaking, parents and children, teenage life, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 812
Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, romance, love and romance, society, lifestyle, family relations, couples, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, ethnic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
I Don't Have Many Friends (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Second year high school student Kodaka Hasegawa has transferred to his new school about a month ago, but he still hasn't made any friends. Kodaka Hasegawa was born from a Japanese father and a British mother. Because of his appearance, people ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, friends, teenage love, youth, society, high school life, social misfits, physical appearance, self discovery, teenage life, love and romance, social relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 2K
Gold (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An offbeat comedy about an estranged father who returns to his hometown after an absence of ten years in order to reconnect with his daughter and ex-wife but unwittingly finds himself responsible for almost destroying all their lives.
Style: sentimental, humorous, witty, tragicomedy, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, contests and competitions, homecoming, redemption, power relations, life is a bitch, disorder, parents and children, nothing goes right, hopes, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Squint Your Eyes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of a spirited ten-year-old girl who has run away from her proudly affluent parents in town and finds grudging refuge with the slightly slovenly caretaker of an abandoned farm, an ex-teacher.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, touching, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: farm, countryside, family problems, friendship, school, human nature, youth, odd couple, life is a bitch, on the run, family relations, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 168
Chubby (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chubby is the nickname of Kevin, a 12 years old kid already weights 100 kilos (220.46 lb). If he keeps devours fries, pastries and ice cream everyday, he's gonna have heart attack sooner or later unless he decides to change his diet to turn ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, friends, youth, physical appearance, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, misfit, coming of age, bittersweet
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 2K
Mind the Gap (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two girls of different background, one a immigrant from Turkey and the other a girl that needs to get out of her fathers shadow both apply to the police academy were they become close friends.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, friendship, lifestyle, starting over, family life, hopes, fish out of water, academy, culture clash, society, officers and cadets, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%